The iconic Italian jewelry company Bulgari takes the colloquial expression "bling bling" to a whole new level. Trendsetter in every sense of the word, Bulgari is always at the forefront of opulent luxury. It is a brand synonymous with glamour and celebrity, a personal favorite of icons like Elizabeth Taylor. The De Young Museum in San Francisco is...

There are several different neighborhoods in San Diego: There's Hillcrest, North Park, Downtown... Each offers a unique personality and character to those who visit it. Few are as culturally enriching, however, as Little Italy.   From its landscaped piazzas to its murals, Little Italy effectively transports its visitors to a different place...

by Mark Anderson   With more than 600 stores in 25 states, Rita's Italian Ice has been offering cool treats since 1984. Now it wants to bring its ices, custards and sundaes to Sacramento. Santa Cruz County-based East Bay Ice Empire Inc. was awarded a franchise development agreement to open at least 75 Rita's stores over a period of years in...

The Leonardo da Vinci Society Cordially invites you to "The Geometry of Botany", An illustrated lecture by Paola Tonelli, Master Gardener. When: Thursday, February 12, 2015 7:30 pmWhere: Museo Italo Americano, Fort Mason, Building C, San Francisco   Free for members of The Leonardo da Vinci Society. Suggested donati...

Il 31 marzo sarà inaugurata la mostra "Renaissance splendors of the northern italian courts", in programma sino al 21 giugno. Le corti rinascimentali del nord Italia, tra le più ricche e sofisticate d’Europa, hanno attratto artisti innovatori che hanno creato oggetti di notevole bellezza.   Con prestiti dalla collezione permanente di manoscr...

Claudio Pellegrini, a visiting scientist and consulting professor at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and distinguished professor emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles, will receive the 2014 Enrico Fermi Award for his role in laying the scientific groundwork for the X-ray free-electron laser.  ...

di Roberto Bonzio   Da alcune ore Cristina Dalle Ore, astronoma trevigiana, è rimbalzata su schermi e siti di tutto il mondo, nelle immagini della squadra che alla Nasa ha festeggiato il successo della missione della sonda New Horizons che ha raggiunto Plutone. Fra i protagonisti del libro Italiani di Frontiera, che le ha dedicato anche un...

The IAC Ladies Auxiliary team, representing the Italian Athletic Club of Stockton, won the silver medal in the Open B Division at the United States Bocce Federation's U.S. National Championships during the week of June 21-27 in Methuen, Mass. The IAC Ladies Team competed against other U.S teams and pulled out the silver medal with seven wins and t...

by Nancy Casas   The American Cinematheque presented the European Film festival on Thursday, September 24th, for the opening night at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. With special screenings of foreign films from Germany, Greece, and many more, Italian filmmaker Simone Borrelli's short film Eddy was a remarkable humanitarian presentation....

In business — and in life — it's always a good idea to "under-promise and then over-deliver." This ensures that others are happy with your work. And it keeps expectations in line. So, I begin this column on the Folsom Symphony with just a bit of anxiety. Because it is just knocking it out of the ballpark these days, to borrow a baseb...